Carolyn grew up outside of Portland, Oregon. She attended Vanderbilt University before moving on to Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. Carolyn defends medical malpractice and hospital liability cases in Oregon and Washington. She also defends attorneys in legal malpractice matters.

Carolyn previously practiced in Los Angeles, California where she also defended professionals, including lawyers and financial advisors, in professional negligence and regulatory matters. She has practiced extensively in federal court.

Professional Organizations

  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Queen’s Bench Board of Directors (2016-2020)
  • Gus Solomon Inn of Court (2016-2018)

Practice Groups


  • Loyola Law School Los Angeles, J.D., 2008
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2005

Bar/Court Admissions

  • Oregon State Bar
  • Washington State Bar
  • California State Bar (currently inactive)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington